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Jul 29, 2011 5:00pm PDT
vehicle described as a ford win star minivan. a vigil is expected tonight at east oakland street corner where a 29-year-old paris powell known on the streets as brother john was shot in the head this week. his wife and daughter also wounded. crime stoppers is offering a $25,000 reward in this case f you have information, please contact the oakland police department. >> and public records show alameda city officials were warned about dangers of not having a water rescue program. our media partner obtained a notice filed by a union leader in february of 2009 and that is more than two years before a man drowned as firefighters watched from the shore. it warned water rescue calls occurred several times per year and said the city's decision to cut the rescue program in 2008 actually violated the fire fighter contract and said they couldn't go into the water because they were not properly trained for water rescue autos and the california public utilities commission is doing some forensic engineering to try to figure out what caused a deadly explosion that natural gas pipeline in san bruno. to
NBC
Jul 27, 2011 4:30am PDT
>>> breaking news out of oakland this morning where an erratic driver leads the chp on onfreeway chase. they say alcohol is involved. that driver is dead this morning and one on ramp still impacted on the freeway. i'm christie smith. we'll have that story coming up in a live report. >>> it's so black you can barely see the sun. >> look at that, thick black smoke billowing over neighborhoods. a massive blaze at a plastics factory. potential hazards for those breathing it in. we'll have an update. park turns1:y at thecc dangerous, a 13-year-old boy stabbed in the back while walking his dogs. how neighbors helped police cc1: track down the suspects. >>> it's wednesday july 27th. this is "today in the bay." >>> well, good morning, everyone. i'm scott mcgrew. it's 4:30. obviously a clear night out there. night, it's morning, or night, depending on your frame of reference. meteorologist christina loren. good morning. >> i'm under the impression a lot of people haven't gone to sleep yet who are waking up with us or joining us. looking good today, another mild day. see our temperatures a
NBC
Jul 13, 2011 4:30am PDT
>>> new this morning, the city of oakland expected to weigh in tonight on a possible new dog park near lake merritt. sounds simple enough but has residence snapping at each other. i'll have that story coming up in a live report. >>> it might be the biggest score of his career. nothing to do about football. tell you about joe montana's multi-million dollar pitch. >>> a cal student arrested in a rally now faces deportation. >>> it's wednesday july 13th, this is "today in the bay." >>> good morning, everyone. i'm scott mcgrew. it is 4:30. let's go to meteorologist christina loren for the forecast. >> it's been very, very cool lately. as we head through today, even cooler. what i can tell you, we're not going to get out of these overcast conditions for the next five or six days. low pressure stationary as a result. thick fog, so thick it's generating a mist and slick road conditions. let's find out if we have anything to worry about on the roads. >> we're looking at the south bay, looking at a mist, need windshields here. not a major problem for speed sensors. construction zones, 85 s
CBS
Jul 29, 2011 6:00am PDT
makovec is in west oakland with the search for suspects. good morning. >> reporter: this man is still alive but his injuries are life- threatening. if he ends up dying in the hospital, that would be the 59th murder in oakland. last year it the there were 44. so 15 more there would be if he dies. here's a look at the scene from last night. this shooting happened just before 10 p.m. on 19th avenue near adeline. it was in west oakland. he was shot in th chest. he is in his 20s. it may have been an attempted robbery. two men were seen leaving the scene. there is no description on them. oakland is no stranger to unsolved violent crime and murder including one that has people feeling raw this week. that is the killing of brother john, paris powell. he made a name for himself feeding the homeless in oakland. he was shot on 47th avenue this week. his pregnant wife and his young daughter wer -- were also hit. brother john was removed from life support on wednesday. the community has been reacting to this over the past 48 hours. anthony batts calls it an outrage. jean quan plans to meet with th
FOX
Jul 15, 2011 12:00pm PDT
it is a different situation in oakland, 56 city workers set to lose their jobs there. in addition the police department will be budgeted for 636 officers this year and just 588 next year. and starting in one year, july 2012, oakland's fire department will close two firehouses per day on a rotating basis. >>> oakland city leaders are announcing today a tool they hope will cut down on crime in the city's fruitvale neighborhood. cameras, 30 of them. kraig debro explains where those cameras will be placed and how merchants are reacting. >> reporter: the bakery owner says he will never forget the day his friend and fellow business owner lost his life and not just because of his relationship. >> i was supposed to be here with him and stuff, because we opened the businesses at the same time and for some reason i wasn't here. >> reporter: jesus campos was shot and killed april 8th. open in the shop at 5:00 a.m. when two men tried to rob him. later today city leaders will announce a plan to deploy 30 cameras in the fruitvale neighborhood. they will have the power to record everything they see on inte
CW
Jun 30, 2011 10:00pm PDT
of oakland. is now an urban oasis. tonight, oakland city council president larry reed opened the doors to the east oakland sports center. a dream he has had for the past 30 years has become a reality. >> the place for the residents of the city to go at, and enjoy a quality of life that they've not been able to enjoy. >> reporter: a lot of times people don't think that cities like oakland can have facilities like this. and i agree with larry. we want our kids to have what the kids in the suburbs have. >> reporter: with the help of measures bd and ww, and redevelopment funds. >> you see what it means to so many people. >> reporter: it has an indoor swimming pool, and slide, dance and fitness rooms, even karate. that's only the beginning. in phase two, they want to build new tennis courts, a new pool, soccer fields, even a new baseball field. that's going to take a whole lot more money. right now, the facility is open seven days a week, but that might not last. >> like proposed budgets, we'll see at the end of the summer we may have to cut back some of the months. >> reporter: budget talk
SFGTV2
Jul 4, 2011 9:30pm PDT
communities because that is not one monolithic market. in san francisco, oakland where we do business, and all the different pockets of the bay area, there are tons of different communities that we all serve, and we have to understand the nuances and difficulties of each particular community because we cannot continue to talk about them as if they are all the same. online community market in oakland is pretty robust. they all struggle with audience, and these are folks that actually served the people that have not been traditionally served by corporate media, and we still have to deal with how we work with these communities, how we let them know that we have their backs and they are the ones we are focusing on because they are so used to being left out of the general marketplace. from a business perspective, how do we target those folks and let them know that they are the community we are focusing on? and also, how do you turn that into a profitable business model, not because we want to be rich, but because we have to pay the bills and make sure we can go to work the next day? that is the que
NBC
Jul 13, 2011 6:00am PDT
. >> i'm christie smith live near lake merritt in oakland where the city is expected to weigh in today on a new dog park location. sounds simple enough but some neighbors saying no. we'll tell you where you can have your say in a live report. >> might have to grab a jacket taking the dog for a walk on july 13th. we'll have your full forecast "today in the bay." >>> good morning to you and thanks so much for joining us woenlgs morning. it's 6:00. i'm laura garcia-cannon. time to check in with meteorologist christina loren. she has a look at our forecast. >> good morning to you. pretty much wherever you're waking up, inland or immediate coast, you will likely encounter drizzly fog this morning. in fact, we're actually measuring that drizzly fog in places like san francisco. we've got this unusual cooldown cooler today, cooler than yesterday. i do know when summer like weather will come to the bay area. that's in the forecast at 6:01. >> fog or drizzle through livermore, expect that as well. out of the alt monday pass, early for this slow but just under 20 minutes for this drive. we'll wa
FOX
Jul 15, 2011 5:00am PDT
this morning oakland's campaign against crime shifts to the fruitvale district today. kraig debro tells us the city is installing dozens of crime cameras to keep an eye on the trouble spots. >> reporter: pam, the momentum for this started last april when a fruitvale resident and the owner of this popular restaurant was murdered inside his own business. later today the mayor and others will announce a plan they hope will prevent others from becoming victims. city leaders have approved video cameras. the difference is some of the new cameras will be placed inside businesses as well as outside. the new momentum and political will to buy the cameras is the direct result of jesus campos. he was shot and killed on april 1st inside -- on april 8th inside his restaurant. behind the scenes other business community leaders and political poll fishes were meeting. one of the plans set to be announced is spending $35,000 in redevelopment cameras. supporterring are hoping they will think twice before committing a crime. police are supposed to have automatic access to the video information on the camera
NBC
Jul 28, 2011 4:30am PDT
>> reporter: new this morning oakland police searching for whoever opened fire on a man who was trying to feed the needy. i'm christie smith. we'll have the latest on the investigation coming up in a live report. >> and the man falsely accused ever beating bryan stow wants out of prison. the raiders, 9ers, start training camp today. one key player may not be there. we'll tell you who appears to be holding out and why. a live look outside at 880, it's thursday, july 28th and this is "today in the bay." >> good morning. i'm scott mcgrew. let's get started with meteorologist rob mayeda in for christina. >> good morning. pretty nice start to the morning in san jose. 60 degrees, clear skies. you'll run into thick fog in spots that may slow your morning drive. mostly 50s with patchy low clouds inland. the summer micro climates under way. you can see 80s to low 90s inland but cool around san francisco, 68 degrees and the seven-day forecast will show you temperatures inland look toasty as we kick off the weekend. 90s around the bay area in the afternoon. >> taking the kids to the ci
NBC
Jul 1, 2011 5:00pm PDT
temperatures here, oakland, 880 slow northbound and southbound. typical for an evening commute. extra heavy obviously because of the holiday travel that we're seeing in the east bay, as well. there's a look at the approach to the bay bridge and you see slow traffic moving in and out of the city. as we show you ther tempeforetr for the first time in the 90s across the tri-valley, east bay locations. gilroy, 94 now. even though we have a sea breeze, we're seeing warm temperature up and down the coast. if you're heading into southern california, close to 90 in los angeles. look at palm springs. 117 degrees up and down the central valley. 10 2345 bakersfield. sacramento, 100 degrees. and look at lake tahoe and reno. 80s and 90s across portions of the sierra has we head into the holiday weekend. today seemed warm. but even hotter temperatures are going to be setting up as we head through the holiday weekend upon. we'll talk about the heat wave coming up in the full forecast in a few minutes. back to you. >>> this is youtube video of people shooting fireworks at bart trains in oakland. needless
KICU
Jul 28, 2011 7:00pm PDT
with tense moment and oakland coffee shop as police moved in to arrest a grand theft suspect. our newschopper was overhead at 3:00 p.m. customers salads the suspect was locking -- they tell it said the suspect was trying to evade police say they had no idea that the man was wanted. officers arrested him without incident. officers also listed a second suspect a few blocks away. >>> in manhunt is on tonight's page on sasaki is live in oakland -- john sasaki aids live in oakland,, -- is live in oakland. >> is the limit was 55 miles for our and they say that the suspect was going much faster than that. >> reporter: that she started in the work, handed into oakland and then went east on 580. >> about 100 miles or so. for that to happen you have to you have to have a's lot of go right. >> reporter: the alleged victims include julio chavez and catherine fisher. fisher was an instructor at the gymnastics under. >> she was a outgoing, fun- loving type of person. she was also, you know, mature preaches it would to take charge of the program. >> reporter: officers realized that the two people in the car
FOX
Jul 8, 2011 4:30am PDT
oakland airport at 3. the system that is digging in is going to dig in even deeper but at the same time it looks like today's the push. a.m. fog but less than what we saw yesterday. sun then warm it should be sun- warm. you know what i mean. sun on the coast. it will be in the 60s and 70s. upper 80s for some and still low to mid 90s. now to sal. >>> thank you very much. let's go out and look at the commute. traffic is moving along relatively well. there is road work that is causing brief slow downs here and there. we are looking at highway 4 and that traffic looks pretty good. and this mornings commute on 880 is looking pretty well. there is road work on 880 and 92 and whitton. be careful. also if you drive through the construction zone you might see some cones up. this is a look at downtown san jose that freeway is moving along nicely. let's go back to the desk. >>> this morning the faa is investigating a terrifying plane crash in santa cruz county. a small plane nearly slammed into watsonville community hospital. it happened shortly after 7:30 last night. investigators say two pe
FOX
Jul 15, 2011 4:30am PDT
delays at this hour. let's head over to the desk. >>> this morning the city of oakland formerly launches a new campaign to fight crime. ktvu kraig debro tells us that the city's fruitvale district will be blanketed with crime cameras. >> reporter: that is right. six blocks on international boulevard will be covered. in april of this year a long- time resident of fruitvale was killed. later today they will announce a plan to prevent others from becoming victims. city leaders have approved the purchase of 30 surveillance cameras for fruitvale. they already have video surveillance cameras. the difference is some of the cameras will be placed inside businesses as well as outside. the momentum to buy the camera is the direct result of jesus com pose. he was shot and killed april 8th. the resulting outrage over campos killings lead to outrage. one of the plans set to be announced later today is spending $35,000 in redevelopment money for the cameras. they won't prevent crime but supporters are hoping the would- be criminal would think twice before committing a crime. knowing cameras are watch
SFGTV2
Jul 7, 2011 10:30pm PDT
, and they will slowly open up to you. >> he is the co-founder of the oakland local. >> i'm going to play devil's advocate a little bit here. you cover your local community. do you feel at all, as a non- profit, a bit -- dare i say -- not threatened, but some kind of competition has come in from the big boys? you were having a nice conversation earlier. i listen in. do you see yahoo! going local, for example, as a plus, or do you see them as competition? how did you see that? >> first, full disclosure, yahoo! is a content partner for oakland local. they distribute our content on their website. there is some back and forth. some people are wondering what the corporate industries are going to do in a hyperlocal space. i do think there is space for everyone to work together. one of the questions i'm interested in hearing about is whether the corporate entities are interested in working with local entities. we have been working with oakland for the last year-and-a- half, and i have a background in oakland activism, and it has still been difficult for us to get headway as an organization. that kind
NBC
Jul 19, 2011 11:00pm PDT
're getting new information on two arrests made in connection with a burning body case in oakland. the pair is yet to be identified. they were taken into custody today after they were spotted near an elementary school. 21-year-old monica rotus was found dead last thursday morning. her body still burning in the rock ridge neighborhood. investigators believe the woman was killed somewhere else and her body was dropped there. a funeral is scheduled this friday morning. >>> they've lost one of their own. the law enforcement community is mourning. a nine-year veteran who was killed by a parolee, not in the line of duty but while helping a friend. cheryl hurd joins us live. there are so many aspects to the story, but perhaps none more important than the family he leaves behind. >> reporter: that's right, raj. he's leaving behind two families, his police family and his immediate family. everyone i talked to can't believe he's gone. >> you hear a lot of times about how great somebody is and you read about them in the paper after they're gone about what kind of person they were and this is one of th
KICU
Jul 11, 2011 11:30pm PDT
in oakland. a court order telling a landlord she must pay an $80,000 fine, give up her rental properties and never again own a multiunit apartment building in the city. jana katsuyama update it is story that we have been following now for months. >> reporter: maria and her family say they live with broken bathroom fixtures and damaged walls for years. jesse numarkk says they have about 10,000 photos documenting fire, health, building and other code violations. he says the building of the owner has repeatedly ignored violations. >> these are a lot of really vulnerable tenants. low income senior, disabled people, immigrants, there's a lot of people that are being taken advantage of. >> reporter: earlier this year, ktvu investigated the complaint and found people living with roaches, rat traps, mold and other unfit conditions. gardener says she's the victim. she says many of the problems are due to tenants who don't pay rent or broke the fixtures. gardener says she's been overwhelmed by bills, and tenants. >> i make a mistake, but i try my best. i'm a human being. >> reporter: tenants aren
CBS
Jul 29, 2011 5:00am PDT
lies in an east bay hospital in critical condition. anne makovec is in oakland now with the latest. anne? we don't have anne just yet so we'll move on. >> it's 5:00 now. >>> the discovery of two bodies in a home near los gatos is being investigated as a possible murder-suicide. sheriff's deputies were called to the home on clara street in unincorporated santa clara county. investigators are not revealing the eye tis or the potential motive in this case. -- are not revealing the identities or the potential motive in this case but it's said to be ed and andrew dow. the sources say the university of san diego student had recent battles with cancer. >>> in san francisco, police have a weapon used in a gun battle with officers in the bayview. neighbors led them to the pistol that police say belonged to kenneth harding. they say this is the gun that fired the bullet that killed harding but police don't know if he shot himself on purpose or by accident. >>> a huge crowd at a memorial service this morning for a marin county deputy who died helping in a domestic violence dispute. police are
FOX
Jul 8, 2011 5:00am PDT
rasmus ktvu channel 2 news. >>> overnight oakland police were busy investigating four different shootings that happened in a 90 minute time span. they all happened between 8:30 and 10:00 last night. in all 10 people were injured. the first shooting happened just after 8:30 on e street near 88th avenue in east oakland. investigators say someone opened fire and hit three people. the victims are now said to be at the hospital in stable condition. >>> police say another triple shooting happened about an hour later. this time at 98th avenue in bancroft. investigators say it appears the three victims were shot inside or just outside of a car. all three were taken to highland hospital. and officers responded to 71st avenue and international boulevard for the third shooting a few minutes later. someone shot a man coming out of a liquor store. an ambulance took him to highland hospital. also last night oakland police responded to 108th and foothill after three people were shot there. all the victims are now at the hospital. it's not clear if all of this violence is related. ktvu kraig debro is fo
KOFY
Jul 1, 2011 11:30am PDT
." >>> in oakland the city council passed a budget hours before the midnight deadline. the budget includes hiring back 22 police officers who were laid off a year ago. it will also keep libraries and fire stations open. most city workers will have to take 15 furlough days. >> everybody worked really hard. it was really close. i don't want to talks about specifics but the difference between the two was less than a couple hundred thousand dollars. >>> oakland is facing the $58 million deficit. city approved a $28 million sale of the henry j. kaiser convention center. city unions agreed to give back more than $30 million in concessions. >>> san francisco city leaders unveiled their $6.8 billion budget package this morning, the plan approved by the board's budget committee restores $5.5 million in funding for health and human services including substance abuse and mental health treatment the board also found three and a half million to fund a new police academy class. a full vote is scheduled for late july. >> golden gate ferries are running after a one-day strike was called off at the start of the c
NBC
Jul 30, 2011 7:00am PDT
in the homeless in oakland. oakland police released a description of the car used wednesday in that drive-by shooting and the family and friends of the man known as brother john continue to mourn his death. cheryl hurd learned about brother john and those who knew him best. >> reporter: this is a case where the police need your help. you have a family in mourning and the community has lost someone who truly cared about them. lolita powell, the wife of the good samaritan gunned down while feeding the hungry could barely stand friday night in east oakland. >> his wife is hurting, his family is hurting oh god. you say you came to hear the broken hearted. >> reporter: brother john was shot and killed after midnight wednesday while he and his family stopped by to drop off food in the 1,000 block of 47th avenue in oakland. his family says feeding the homeless was his calling. his pregnant wife and her two children were in the car at the time when powell was shot in the head in a drive-by shooting. bill holloway was there and saw it all. >> i wish that had been me instead of him. i really do. i
CBS
Jun 30, 2011 6:00pm PDT
the stresses and strains on oakland, you have to have a long-term plan. >> a popular man with a big challenge. chief anthony batts talks with you about his vision for oakland and the job opportunity he explored in san jose. >>> and a lot of talk about breast cancer treatment this week. tonight, a treatment you have probably never heard of. and it didn't require costly medications. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, conditions. now an oakland man is under investigation for >>> nearly two dozen rabbits found living in filthy cramped conditions. and now an oakland man is under investigation for how he was raising them. christin ayers on what he may have planned to do with the bunnies. christin. >> reporter: we are still waiting to learn whether that person will face charges of animal cruelty. we do know, however, that there are 18 of these animals at animal services at this moment. if you look closely, some of them are still suffering from bloat bellies because of a poor diet and also splayed feet that may never heal properly. their feet are discolored while standing in a cage with urine. >> they are doing wh
NBC
Jul 26, 2011 11:00pm PDT
ranieri. the fog rolled back in here across oakland. that fog is going to help temperatures cool off in the 50s tonight after, well, some mid 70s in the south bay. we'll let you know when major hot air will arrive. >>> and homegrown talent, on "america's got talent." what is it doing for citerleader tthnveli city lee erars ru tstngt ligedoadne?o ♪ >>> out of oakland and storming the nation, pop life wowed the judges tonight on "america's got talent." cheryl hurd caught up with the group and has the group's message. >> oakland has had a spike in murders. >> reporter: illegal activity grabbed headlines in oakland. >> engaged by officers and shot and killed. >> reporter: as much as oakland is known for bloodshed and violence, it's also known for its music. the group is called pop life. they're an oakland band full of young teenagers, changing the city's image one song at a time. >> pop life is a man that me and dilan started when we like in the 6th or 7th grade. we just wanted to play music. >> reporter: the group is a top ten finalist on the hit show "america's got talent." ♪ they
CBS
Jul 29, 2011 4:30am PDT
to life this morning. anne makovec is in oakland, where police are still work on a motive for an overnight shooting. anne joins us now. >> reporter: no motive, no suspects at this time. that man at last word was in critical condition, life- threatening injuries, after being shot in the chest. and if he do end up passing away, that would be oakland's 59th homicide so far this year. that number just keeps climbing. take a look at the scene. this happened just before 10:00 last night at 19th avenue near adeline in west oakland. the man shot in the chest. he was in his 20s. police originally thought this might have been an attempted robbery but they haven't said for sure. the only clues they have is that two men were seen leaving from the scene. so obviously, a lot more pieces of this puzzle to put together. but when it comes to unsolved homicides, oakland is no stranger to that, either. and we have seen a lot of cuts in the police force as well so again they have their work cut out for them. frank. >> anne makovec live in oakland this morning, thank you. >>> house republicans meet this mornin
FOX
Jun 30, 2011 10:00pm PDT
. and officials urge caution even when using legal fireworks. >>> oakland police will set up an anonymous hot line for people to report illegal fireworks. that number you see it on the screen, 510-777-8814. the hot line will provide assistance in english, spanish, mandarin and vietnamese. the ktvu has more information. >>> pg & e is under fire for not being able to produce safety reports for natural pipelines. reports on an additional 15 closures are also suspected of being false. >>> the golden gate transit district has cancelled tomorrow's ferry service after employees announced this afternoon they are going on a one day strike. there will be no ferries from sausalito and larksburg to san francisco. golden gate bus service will not be affected. the union is striking over plans to eliminate ticket takers in order of self-serve machines. the transit district says it has to close an $89 million shortfall over five years. >> cost for operations continue to go up. but our ridership stays here and our traffic stays here. so as those costs go up we have to close that gap. >> reporter: the union says th
ABC
Jul 27, 2011 4:30am PDT
it do to the air? >> we've got a fatal accident happening in oakland where the 29th street off-ramp is closed at fruitvale. we've got a live san behind me. there is a fatal accident and nick smith is there and will be covering start to the rest of the morning. >> good morning. we're looking at temperatures in the mid 50s in san francisco. a warming trend is under way today right after the weekend. >> also the family of missing nursing student will hold a vigil today. >> it is 4:31. thanks a lot for joining us. i'm kristen sze. >> and i'm kerry eric thomas. >> a fatal accident on an offer ramp in san jose. >> we have a ramp closure. 880 freeway is open in both directions in oakland. as we mentioned there is a police investigation ongoing with this fatal accident. off-ramp 29th remains closed and remains closed most of the morning. we've got a live shot. let's take a look and see what is happening. once again, police are on the scene and nick smith is there and covering most of this. 880 freeway is open. 23rd avenue, if you've got to get on and off the freeway, 23rd avenue becaus
NBC
Jul 17, 2011 5:00pm PDT
area news at 6:00. in addition to this weekend's deadly shooting several people were killed in oakland and oscar grant's best friend killed this weekend. in oakland, kmurnt leaders used the violence as vul to give back to troubled youth. kimberly tere is in oakland with a remarkable pilot program called a new way forward. kimberly. >> reporter: movement has been starts here in oakland to provide mentors to young african-american boys and girls, specifically those at risk. a pilot program was launched a few months ago to find and train mentors. reaching out to churches and organizations hoping to find people to agree to give one hour a week to mentor youth. today wrapped up the group's third recruitment and training to find 150 mentors. they recruited more than 300. the mentors came from all over the area and all walks of life. the one we talked to said he heard about the 25-year-old african-american man who was killed in hayward friday, that was oscar grant's best friend and the violence enrages him and should serve as a call to service. >> it's happening so frequent in the bay area an
NBC
Jul 21, 2011 4:30am PDT
in the years to come. today in the bay's christie smith is live in oakland this morning, seems weird, they say this is our house, except it would be somebody else's as well. >> reporter: yeah, that's the confusing part. you know, talk of a new stadium in the bay area, at least funding coming through, probably sounds like a great idea for bay area sports fans. but having the raiders and the niners share that stadium? could that work for fans? would it be like mixing oil and water or maybe oil and wine. both teams confirm they continue to talk about a joint stadium. a new collective bargaining agreement between nfl owners and players which still needs ink appears to open the door for funding but where it would be, this 9er/raider stadium, there has been no agreement on that. the 49ers are still committed to a new stadium in santa clara so that's a possibility. yesterday the city of oakland, they started talking about new plans to build a stadium near o.co where the raiders play. there are still a lot of variables to work out but both teams play in two of the oldest stadiums in the entire nfl. th
NBC
Jul 23, 2011 11:00pm PDT
been filed against him. live in mountain view, kimberly tere, nbc bay area news. >>> in oakland, one man was shot and killed, in the area of laurel and o'hara streets. police officers found one man shot inside a vehicle. he was pronounced dead at the scene. another man was also found shot nearby. he was taken to walnut creek. police say a possible suspect is being questioned right now, but they are still looking for more suspects. >>> two men have been arrested after an 11-year-old girl was shot last night in the western section of san francisco. the girl identified only as linda by her uncle is in critical but stable condition at san francisco general hospital. police say a group of men were arguing when one of them pulled out a gun and started firing. one of the bullets went into an apartment striking the girl in the chest. the victim's uncle said he heard six to seven shots. two of the bullets hitting his apartment. his niece came out of the room to tell him she had been shot. >> it's about waist high from these doors. so if she's a child, at least the shoulder, near the lung. and
NBC
Jul 1, 2011 4:30am PDT
>> reporter: good morning. i'm christie smith live in oakland. it's almost the fourth of july, coming up we're going to be talking about fines for using illegal fireworks and ways that you can stay safe this holiday. that story coming up. >> plus, keeping bullets out of back packs, why one east bay city is saying enough is enough and how schools are cracking down, and no more life in the fast lane for hybrid drivers. why your morning commute is about to get more crowded. it's friday, july 1, and this is today in the east bay. >> good morning. i'm scott mcgrew. it's 4:30. let's start with an east bay forecast, a july forecast and christina loren. good morning. >> good morning. it's heating up around here, scott mcgrew. we've got a warm east bay day. a live look at oakland, 61 degrees out there, 70% humidity. winds out of the west at 10 miles per hour. as we head throughout the day today, if you live in the east bay the closer you get to the bay the cool ter temperatures will be. i'm talking about 90s in concord, livermore today, i've got the full forecast coming up. right now l
CBS
Jul 29, 2011 12:00pm PDT
. >> i'm grace lee. a community mourns for the man they call brother. tonight a vigil in oakland for a good samaritan gunned down in front of his wife and daughters. >> anne makovec talked to the man's mother, who is reflecting on his life. >> he didn't have much but whatever he had, he shared. >> reporter: that's the mother of paris powell, seen here as a child in oakland. he died this week at age 29, a man with a passion for helping the homeless. >> it was like his calling. they could be the stop him. >> reporter: that's what he was doing when he was shot early wednesday morning. brother john as he is known on the streets was giving out food with his pregnant wife and their two children in the fruitvale neighborhood and someone shot him. he died later at the hospital. >> he tried to fight. he tried to. >> reporter: powell's wife had been hit in the shoulder, his 3- year-old stepdaughter grazed with a bullet. there's going to be a vigil here at the site of the shooting on 47th avenue at 8:30 tonight but some family members don't know if they will show up. they are nervous becaus
FOX
Jul 27, 2011 4:30am PDT
you. >>> right now, an investigations team is on the scene of a fatal accident in oakland. it started when police tried to pull over a car on international boulevard and ended when the car lost control on a freeway off-ramp. paul chambers tell us how this all started. good morning paul. >> reporter: good morning. let's show you, the car is here onscene and officers are investigating as you said. sal gave us information about it. officers say around 1:20 this morning, they tried to pull over a person driving recklessly. officers say the driver sped off. >> it started down on international around 55th avenue. and got up onto the freeway at 73rd, lasted approximately, i would say eight minutes probably. >> reporter: and then the chase ended with the driver crashing the car and ejected from the car and died onscene. the driver, excuse me, did not die onscene, he was pronounced dead at the hospital. we are not releasing the identity because we are making sure family has been notified. we know it was a 19-year-old male from oakland. as of right now, it's a possible dui investigation because
FOX
Jun 30, 2011 6:00pm PDT
not to bid on properties. >> a new breed of clean up crews is hitting the streets of oakland. only on 2, the men are on a new path helping the cities. >> reporter: there are bottles, food wrappers, papers everyone a hub cap. but you should see less trash thanks to this new crew. it is nothing new, garbage of all sorts. what is new is this crew dedicated to cleaning up countless bags of refuge. and they focus on roads crossing oakland. >> reporter: they are parolees doing jobs you would not want to do. >> reporter: the oakland parolee day reporting center runs the -month-old program under contract with caltrans. but art thompson is both foreman and counselor. >> at some point in time we have to reintegrate their way back into society. and that's what this is all about. >> reporter: it's not >> reporter: -- >> it is not bad in this area. >> reporter: it is dangerous, not only the passing traffic but syringes found. >> i think somebody was living down there. >> reporter: this job is considered a start. >> doing what we can to be a part of society. >> reporter: the program has a contract
SFGTV2
Jul 24, 2011 3:00pm PDT
is the editor in chief. the co-founder and senior community manager of oakland local, a nonprofit media that promotes public discourse on issues. in the front row is a media analyst, who publishes an was a key developer of the mercury center. next to him is an assistant professor of broadcast and electronic media at san francisco state university. next is the managing editor for local news at -- i'm sorry. he is not at yahoo!, right. he is editor-in-chief of patch.com, a division of aol that provides news to specific communities. very local. after him, we have the managing director for local news at yahoo.com, guiding the company's local coverage nationwide. last but not least is the senator who represents san francisco and san mateo counties, and he is the recipient of spj's freedom of information award in 2010. that is our panel. back to you, rose. >> before we start, i want to get a sense of who we have in the audience. how many of you currently work in the media? lots. how many of you used to work in the media? how many of you want to work in the media? ok, good. that will give us a
ABC
Jul 27, 2011 6:00am PDT
>>> a high-speed chase ends in a fatal crash in a critical freeway ramp closed in oakland. >> i'm sue hall and we'll have details on that fatal accident just straight ahead. >> i'm amy hollyfield live in fairfield where firefighters are about to brief us on this huge fire they battled yesterday afternoon at a plastics manufacturing company. >>> san francisco's interim mayor says he is ready considering running after an endorsement from a powerful politician. >> low clouds and fog blanketing the bay area. some of it dense but it's not going to last long. we're starting our warming trend today. >> it's 6:00 a.m. on this wednesday morning, foggy wednesday morning. i'm eric thomas. >> and i'm kristen sze. >> plan for a detour right now if you normally take 29th off-ramp from 880 in oakland. off-ramp is closed due to a fatal accident that begin with the chp chase. nick smith is live at the scene. reopening soon hopefully? >> reporter: yes. we also know the exit will remain closed for the next 45 minutes or so. the car is over my shoulder. that white honda was involved in the high-spe
NBC
Jul 15, 2011 5:00am PDT
pass to the dublin interchange. we'll look at oakland 880, this is a better idea of the volume. pretty light past the coliseum. the a's are playing the l.a. angels of anaheim, long name but hopefully a short game to the win for the oakland a's. it will be slow there. >> thanks, mike. the president will hold a news conference in a few hours, his second of the week. he's going to talk about how debt negotiations are going. "today in the bay's" kristen dahlgren has a preview. anything new? >> good morning, marla. yeah, every day brings new things. we're going to be hearing directly from the president as he takes it to the american people. he's also told lawmakers they get the day off today from the face-to-face talks but only have until saturday to come up with a plan to move forward. yesterday's talks described as civil. they focused mostly on taxes, republicans again standing firm on their pledge not to raise them. meantime, republicans and democratic leaders in the senate mitch mcconnell and harry reid are working on a backup plan. it's complex but would put it on the president's shoul
CBS
Jul 6, 2011 5:00pm PDT
's family for rival gang members. >>> the city of oakland is hoping a divide and conquer approach will help cut down on crime. that sums up the way oakland's police chief is reorganizing his department. christin ayers reports on the changes announced today. >> reporter: chief tony batts of the oakland police department says this big reorganization will mean more beat cops on the streets of east and west oakland and more officers behind the scenes involving violent crimes. gary abdullah owner of essence unlimited knows how tough it can be to get a property crime solved on east oakland's international boulevard. his company laptop was stolen a few years back and says oakland police had bigger fish to fry. >> everything is more important. and you know, i mean everything is just more important than your property. >> reporter: a new plan to revamp oakland's ever shrinking police department will shake up the property crimes unit. instead of a handful of detectives juggling tens of thousands of cases per year, a watch of patrol officers will be working property crimes too. >> we try to build an or
ABC
Jul 3, 2011 5:00am PDT
are caused by fireworks each year in california, half of them to children. in oakland there's one young man who learned the hard way just how dangerous they can be. abc7 shares his story. >> good boy. >> 21-year-old josh myers of oakland loves playing catch with his dog. luckily he's right-handed because he lost his other hand to an explosion. >> it took off the hand, pretty much it was gone like just blew it off at the wrist. >> last year josh had illegal fireworks in his pocket equivalent to half a stick of dynamite. a spark ignited the explosive and it blew off his hand, a piece of his thigh and leg. >> when playing with the explosives and doing stuff like that, leave it to the professionals. >> josh also lost his dream of being a marine. but he's upbeat now and uses his experience to educate. >> i definitely do use it as an example quite a bit. you know, just especially with younger kids. >> i don't know where they get them, but they get them. it's going to look like a war zone in oakland. >> oakland battalion fire chief has seen young people malled and disfigured by illegal fireworks.
CBS
Jul 15, 2011 5:00am PDT
makovec live for us this morning in oakland. thanks. >>> san jose police chief chris moore remains under pressure from immigrant rights activists. they are upset about chief moore's decision to get help from two agents from i.c.e. the two agents specialize in dealing with gangs. chief moore says their role would be limited to gang investigations and they will not randomly seek out illegal immigrants. critics will hold a press conference this morning to explain their distrust of i.c.e. and the consequence of the program. >>> nasa ames at moffett field played key roles in the three decades of the space shuttle program. this morning the center will host a special news conference with the atlantis astronauts as they are on the final mission of the shuttle program. anser hassan joins us from moffett field with more. >> reporter: these are famous last words. light that engine one more time. with that, atlantis took off last week. they have been in space for a week. the reason it's historic is because this is the last time the shuttle goes into space. i'm joined by jack jack boyd from the nasa
CBS
Jul 18, 2011 5:00am PDT
elsewhere going to look like this. 56 in san francisco, 69 for oakland. 80s in concord and mostly sunny skies this afternoon. warmer weather to look forward to later on this week which i'll tell you about in a bit. over to gianna with a look at traffic. >> thank you. and good morning. let's go live right now to our 580 camera in pleasanton. westbound starting to stack up a little bit. but so far speeds moving pretty well through there. you will see some slight delays approaching the dublin interchange. also word of some ace train delays. i'll have that and more coming right up. >> thank you. >>> developing news in the east bay this morning. a shooting leaves two people dead and a third fighting for her life. anser hassan reports from richmond. >> reporter: richmond police are looking for possible suspects from last night's double homicide, double shooting. one man and one woman in their 30s are dead, a female is in the hospital this morning with life-threatening injuries. the shooting happened just after 10 p.m. sunday night. there is some indication that the shooting may be linked to a
FOX
Jul 1, 2011 6:00am PDT
oakland police say a mentally ill man attacked an officer overnight. it happened just after midnight this morning on piedmont avenue near 41st street. oakland police say the officer used a taser to stop the man. the officer did not suffer any injuries. the man is at the hospital in stable condition. >>> amtrak has filed a $10 million lawsuit against the trucking company. truck driver lawrence slammed into the emeryville bound train killed himself and five others. >>> time now 6:06. the fourth of july holiday weekend is starting now. that means fire works, barbecues, and of course a lot of traveling. kraig debro is live in oakland. he will tell us what you can expect if you are about to hit the road or hop on a plane. >> reporter: when you think of the biggest holiday you think of christmas, new years, but in talking to people this morning fourth of july is among their biggest of the year. if you look behind me we are at terminal two at the airport. this is the southwest terminal. we have been talking to people flying southwest this morning. the people we talked with said the slow rec
NBC
Jul 27, 2011 6:00am PDT
in oakland. that's where today in the day's christie smith joins us live with the latest on the chase. good morning. >> good morning to you, laura. the chp is still here taking measurements, taking photographs, making sure they do a very thorough investigation. now, when you look over at the car, the damage itself actually doesn't look that bad, if steve can pan over to it. chp tells us the driver was speeding. he wasn't wearing his seat belt and thrown from the car when it crashed. also alcohol was a factor they say. this started 1:30 this morning on international and 47th. oakland police dealing with a shooting there. we're still trying to get details on that. minutes later same neighborhood the chp on patrol says they saw a driver weaving. they try to pull him over, blew through stoplights speeding 880 northbound, 80 miles an hour. he tried to get off at 29th avenue, lost control and crashed the car. he was taken to highland hospital and pronounced dead. all of this, the chp says, very avoidable. >> we did find signs of intoxication including open containers of alcoholic beverages in the
KRON
Jul 15, 2011 6:00am PDT
to the city of oakland starting today . >> who not only better cameras about more of them you can see them on the corner of the corner of this building. the honor of this restaurant was shot and killed back in april they are open that these cameras will reduce crime in this corridor. the city of oakland purchased 30 of these cameras they will least installed along international boulevard the business owners are obligated that if anything happens and police need to see that tape they know must turn that tape over to police. it will be a deterrent. $35,000 of redevelopment money went into the spending of these surveillance cameras. >> dozens of volunteers hauled will be searching once again today for missing nursing student michele lee she has been missing since may 27th. will tran is at the meeting place where the search will began appearing >> no one is here at this particular time they will start strolling in around 7:30 a.m. a lot of fellow nurses from the school they felt a bond towards a michele. hayward police have declared this a, i did get a chance to talk to michele's family they a
ABC
Jul 4, 2011 11:00pm PDT
these illegal ones on the streets of oakland. good evening everyone. >> there are so many impromptu display tonight no way police can respond to all of them. >> jerry is live for news oakland tonight right now. jerry? >>reporter: well, despite the effort of he can land police and fire department to cut back on the public use of illegal fireworks on this fourth of july. >>reporter: it necessarily didn't happen. city skies were once again filled with lights. smochblingt and explosions. fireworks all of them illegal in the city of oakland were visible from on high. down low this was the scene in residential neighborhoods in east oakland. even the safe and saint variety permitted in some parts of the bay area are not allowed in oakland city limits. but those didn't worry the oakland fire department like these. hundreds launched from a mortar. even during daylight hours. oakland fire department hoped the presence of the fully staffed 24 fire engine would curtail the illegal activity. >> we have a heightened awareness with the citizens and letting them know that we are there. actually s
KRON
Jul 27, 2011 6:00am PDT
the cleanup, we will have more as it happens and give it to you live. >>> we want to go to oakland, a developing story, chp chase on 80 ends with the death after driver they are chasing. wil has more. >> reporter: the investigation will be here until 7:30 this morning and another 90 minutes we have learned that the driver was 19-year-old oakland resident. police saw him on international and the police say he was weaving in and out of traffic and possibly alcohol related. they tried to pull over the car and the driver refused and hop on the exit and lost control of the car and slammed into the crossing and ejected from the car. they think alcohol might have played a role in this and i believe they have found alcohol containers around the car. as far as this place, it is east 8th avenue and you can see it is still shut down at this time and not having any impact so far on northbound 880. back to you. >>> this was a high-speed chase or police following back some? >> reporter: the miss say waits not a high-speed chase but going with the word pursuit. as far as they were going was onl
ABC
Jul 15, 2011 4:30am PDT
sweeney. >> good friday. >> i hadn't noticed. >> an oakland neighborhood rocked by a shooting death of a popular restaurant owner will unveil a new crime fighting tool. surveillance cameras but will be different and better than what was there before. nick smith is live there in the fruitvale district to show us. >> reporter: good morning. there will be about 30 cameras installed in this fruitvale district. they will be installed throughout the area to increase surveillance in a crime plagued neighborhood. oakland city leaders purchased the cameras to the merchants who weren't able to afford them. the police will eventually monitor them in realtime and have them monitored by volunteers. the first installation outside a mexican restaurant where chuey campos was murdered. many believe the cameras would have made a difference because these are strategically placed to cover crime patterns in the neighborhood. the crime is still unsolved and the pre-dawn botched robbery upset the community. so they rallied and demanded change. what you need to know about the cameras, those cameras what makes the diffe
NBC
Jul 16, 2011 6:00pm PDT
. it was centered south of berkeley in oakland and three miles from emoriville. there are no reports of damage or injuries there. >>> rupert murdoch made a public apology today in major newspapers across the uk a week after shutting down "news of the world." the latest on the phone hacking scandal. >> reporter: good day to you. it is frankly astonishing, this is the newspaper that first revealed the phone hacking scandal, a bit like "the washington post" during watergate, if you like. and inside is a full-page apology from rupert murdoch. he runs fox television, "the wall street journal," 20th century fox. yesterday the chief executive of dow jones had to resign because he worked here before moving there. now, of course all this began with revelations of wrong doing of journalists listening to people's cell phone voicemails, and this week reports of relatives of 9/11 victims might have been accessed. the prime minister is under fire because he was so close to rupert murdoch's people, even the police were close to them, despite investigating them for what might have been criminal activity. and
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